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Will you be using Grobo nutes or something else?

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I want to use Grobo nutrients

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How many gallons of water go into your tub? I THINK it’s .5 ml of each per gallon in seedling and early veg stage :thinking:

I will have to check the size of it, okay thank you for that I will have to figure out how much I’ll need with the amount of water it’s in.

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If you could figure out a way to use roughly the same amount of water as the Grobo does in your DIY setup you could do it. This is purely theoretical so bare with me. You will need to run the DIY simultaneously with your Grobo for this to work.

Fill your Grobo for the first time, wait roughly 8-10 minutes for the nutrients to dispense and PH balance. Then drain the water into your DIY setup. Conduct another fill on your Grobo and it will dispense nutrients again and then it will be all set. Have backup nutrients ready. Now, I can see issues with this also. If any pathogens get introduced, they could spread but in theory this works.

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Seems like a pretty good idea @Wake

I would note however that Grobo doesn’t always drain the entire reservoir, it leaves some behind so that would possibly be worth noting in the comparison, and also the water level does change per levels of the growth stages in the recipe, like Early Veg vs Late Veg water levels etc depending on the plant you are growing.

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@wake that’s good idea! And @pyromancy yeah I know it has different water levels too which I’m also not sure about but i did read on here that the pod should be wet on the bottom right now so mine is. I’m hoping I can find it on here when the water levels change after how many days…
Thanks guys for all your help/ideas!!

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The water level goes from the top sensor to the middle sensor on day one of late veg.

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I didn’t know this. Thank you @SilverGrobo

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@SilverGrobo Thank you so much for this, it’s awesome!!

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Update on Bruce… the seed didn’t germinate!! :roll_eyes:
Sooo I decided to germinate a new seed in a paper towel and so far the seed has split after just one day! I will transplant it to the coco pod in a day or so and hoping that it has better luck this time around!

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Okay so here is Bruce, do I need to cut off those big first leaves now or what?

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Pod looks a little low. You can push it up a bit if u need too. Check to make sure coco is not soaked.

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Looks very good. Healthy :crossed_fingers:

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Thanks @Baumi1981!

Being a beast…

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Hello Wake,
So I have to drain off some water to the low fill line through maintenance? I was waiting for a notification saying to drain water.

Thanks

The notifications are automated so do not wait for them. If you change or extend the grow cycle the notifications will get messed up. You need to do the weekly water change and during flower I top off the reservoir mid week to make sure the she doesn’t get too low.